Film & TV

About

 

Jennifer lives and works in Los Angeles as a film and TV writer. Her work has placed her on the short lists of the Fox/Blacklist TV Program, Final Draft Big Break, Nichols, Austin, American Zoetrope, and NBC’s Writers on the Verge. Her half-hour forensic comedy, Home Bodies, received a Humanitas’ New Voices Award. She also won first place with Baby First TV to create a bi-lingual kid's show.

She teaches seminars and speaks on writing crime fiction for screen and novel, surviving and thriving the artist’s life, the novelization process of scripts, crime scene science, forensic fundamentals, and death investigation. A more complete list of seminars is found on www.jenniferdornbush.com.

Jennifer is frequently consults with crime writers on shows such as: Beauty & The Beast, Deception, Hawaii Five-O, Leverage, Rectify, Revolution, Suits, White Collar, and Conviction.

Jennifer hosts a YouTube channel on forensics and screenwriting and has developed webinars through Writer’s Digest and Script Magazine. She teaches forensics and screenwriting seminars to writers all around the globe and has mentored writers through the Act One Program, Regent University, and Universita Catholica Milano.


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God Bless the Broken Road released in theaters September 7, 2018

Check out the film website to learn more: http://www.godblessthebrokenroad.com


Projects in Progress

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Team Abuelita

When Abuelita, a spunky cool grandma, and her team of niños hear a child is in trouble, they jump in their flying machine and come to the rescue. Whether it's a lost luvie or a new sibling, Team Abuelita travel all over the United States and Latin America to lend a hand and teach you some Spanish while they’re at it!

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The Locard Principle

The French "Shelock Holmes" trailblazes the field of forensic science in a murderous city while his crime solving efforts are complicated by a corrupt police department and a headstrong daughter of a wealthy Chicago magnate.

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Prey

Roman Catholic nuns risk not only vows, but their lives when they go undercover as prostitutes to save victims of brothels and human trafficking.

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Meltdown

After our country's most destructive nuclear disaster, a widowed conspiracy theorist fights for his children's survival and the country's future in a world where science plays God.

 

Produced Projects

God Bless the Broken Road (2018)

Inspirational Drama Feature

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God Bless the Broken Road tells the story of a young mother who loses her husband in Afghanistan and struggles to raise their young daughter in his absence. The film combines elements of faith, country music, and stock car racing while paying tribute to those who serve in the United States Military.

Released September, 2018, in theaters.

 

 

 

Armand (2005)

Documentary

Armand tells the endearing story of a quiet Michigan hero, who with the undying support of his wife and family, prevailed to become one of this country’s greatest 20thcentury artists despite the poverty of the Great Depression, rejection from his community, financial destitution, pressure to mass produce his art, and the physical maladies of macular degeneration, cancer, and arthritis. Armand’s story of perseverance intertwined with over 100 pieces of his artwork provide a filmatic gallery and spiritual experience that offers a gift to every viewer.